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Texas lawmaker scuffle ensues after Republican says he called ICE on protesters

The incident occurred on the last day of the legislative session during which hundreds of people chanted in protest of SB 4, a bill that was recently signed into law that makes it a crime for police officers and sheriffs to not cooperate with federal immigration enforcement or inquire about a detainee's immigration status.

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Trump lashes out at leaks, considers staff upheaval

Kushner is said to be tied up in the FBI investigation into possible Trump campaign collusion with Moscow, which USA intelligence agencies say tried to sway the November election in the Republican's favor. To drive home the size of these expectations, Trump turned his attention directly to Kushner - the grandson of Holocaust survivors, who still observes the Sabbath - to say: "If you can't produce peace in the Middle East, nobody can, okay?" Bossie told "Fox & Friends" that the Trump ...

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'Armed suspect' at Orlando airport speaking with police negotiator

A spokesperson with the Orlando Police Department tells FOX 35 that the suspect is not in custody, as had been reported by other new organizations. Images posted on social media showed a heavy police presence in the area and passengers were anxious about missing flights. Police were called to the scene around 7.24pm.

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Abbott Promises Special Session Announcement 'Later This Week'

Patrick , the loudest proponent of the bathroom and tax bills, has been clamoring for weeks for Abbott to call a special session to force lawmakers to pass his priorities. Rep. Larry Gonzales, R-Round Rock, Sunset Advisory Commission chairman, said senators intentionally delayed the bills to force lawmakers into the special session that Patrick wants.

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Taylor: Montana Voters' Choice on Gianforte Should Be 'Honored'

Gianforte reportedly "body slammed" Jacobs at the candidate's campaign headquarters after receiving being questioned about the GOP's ObamaCare replacement plan. "We'll talk to you about that later", Gianforte said, to which Jacobs replied, "Yeah, but there's not going to be time". The altercation occurred when Jacobs tried to ask Gianforte about the CBO score of the Republicans' health care bill.

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Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks to Cornell graduates

Speaking a day ahead of the students' official graduation, Biden pleaded for more empathy among the younger generation as they prepare to enter the workforce. "Living in your screens encourages shallow and antiseptic relationships that make it too easy to reduce the other to stereotypes", he said. They're a whole person: Flawed, struggling to make the world better, just like you.